THREE young swimmers in difficulty near the Sandbanks ferry were rescued by the occupants of passing boats. Today's incident is near to the location where the 52,000 ton cargo ship the Hoegh Osaka was deliberately grounded to prevent it from capsizing after it began listing as it left port. The incident happened at about 3.30 pm today, Sunday 21st June 2020, just as the tide was going out, when typically there are strong currents at the mouth of Poole Harbour. A major incident has been declared in Bournemouth after thousands of people descended on the area's beaches as temperatures soared. … An incident at an event at Meeanee Speedway in Napier that saw a young person taken to hospital in an ambulance will be "fully investigated". Female cyclist injured after crash in Poole. Bournemouth Council today confirmed a major incident has been declared to tackle the problem. 7 Branksome Park, Canford Cliffs & Sandbanks 52 cases, rate 580.6 Somerford 36 cases, rate 565.2 Charminster 45 cases, rate 562.0 Hamwort.. new Two men arrested after incident … 16. Nearest town: 17.52 miles from Sandbanks. Latest news for Poole from the Bournemouth Daily Echo .. . ... particularly at Bournemouth and Sandbanks, in the last 24-48 hours. News US news Elections 2020 ... A major incident was declared after tens of thousands of people defied pleas to stay away and descended in ... particularly at Bournemouth and Sandbanks … Groundwater levels across the West of Dorset have now started to fall back at nearly every monitoring point. With the 22 ft yacht dangerously entangled with the … Poole Lifeboat had been called to help them just before 7pm yesterday. Two people on a small yacht that collided with the Sandbanks Ferry, were lucky not to be injured, after their boat got stuck against the front of the Sandbanks Ferry. The collision occurred last night on Banks Road, in the Sandbanks area of Poole, Dorset. A 33-year-old local man was arrested after the incident on suspicion of driving offences. SUNBATHERS are out in force at Sandbanks beach despite the strict coronavirus lockdown.. People have been urged to stay away from the beaches despite the glorious bank holiday weather.